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School suspensions don’t just unfairly penalize Black students – they lead to lower grades and ‘Black flight’

Charles Bell, Illinois State University School suspensions are intended to deter violence and punish students who demonstrate problematic behavior. Yet, when I interviewed 30 Black high school students in southeast Michigan who had been suspended from school and 30 of their...

Once a symbol of desegregation, Ruby Bridges’ school now reflects another battle engulfing public education

Connie L. Schaffer, University of Nebraska Omaha; Martha Graham Viator, Rowan University, and Meg White, Stockton University On Nov. 14, 1960, after a long summer and autumn of volleys between the Louisiana Legislature and the federal courts, Ruby Bridges, a...

Although now required by California law, ethnic studies courses likely to be met with resistance

Nolan L. Cabrera, University of Arizona In August 2020, California passed a law that requires college students in the state university system to take an ethnic studies course in order to graduate. In essence, the California state legislature has made...

Why graduates of elite universities dominate the Time 100 – and what it means for the rest of us

Jonathan Wai, University of Arkansas and Matthew C. Makel, Duke University When Time magazine released its annual Time 100 list of the most influential people around the world in September, The Cornell Daily Sun – an independent newspaper run by...

Gov. Newsom orders virtual instruction in most California counties

Schools can physically reopen this fall — but only if they've  been  off the state's COVID-19 monitoring list for 14 days. If schools don't meet this requirement, they have to start the fall with distance learning. The L.A. Unified...

African American Authors Empowerment Expo

The African American Authors & Empowerment Expo (AAAEE) is holding its 8th annual event on Sat., Oct. 7, 2017 from 11am to 5pm in Baltimore, MD on the campus of Morgan State University in the University Student Center’s Calvin...
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Remarkable -Biden calling Republicans fascists is like the pot calling the kettle black 8/28/22

At a rally in front of Democratic donors, President Joe Biden called out those he labels as extreme Republicans,...
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